News & Events
|Gloria: The Story of Christmas
Friday, December 12 @ 7 pm | Saturday, December 13 @ 5 pm | Sunday, December 14 @ 5 pm
Scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 12-14, Gloria will be the biggest musical outreach event of the year at FBJ. Gloria will feature virtual imagery, giant I-MAX like projection, and a huge cast of choir, shepherds, angels and kings. This grand musical presentation creatively and powerfully tells the “why” behind Christmas. Featured will be Music Makers, Young Musicians, Crossroads and Frontline Choirs in addition to the Jonesboro Worship Choir & Orchestra. Friday’s performance begins at 7 pm. On Saturday and Sunday Gloria starts at 5 pm. Complimentary tickets are available in the Welcome Center on Sundays and weekdays at the ROC.
Friday, December 5
All parents and children (including preschool) are invited to the West Wing of the ROC on Friday, December 5 at 7 pm for Jingle Jam. It will be a night of Christmas songs, skits, videos, laughter, silliness and most importantly the telling of the Real Christmas Story.
Saturday, December 6, 10 am - 2 pm
You and your spouse are invited to a Date "Night" on Saturday, December 6, from 10 am to 2 pm. This special time is designed for parents to do Christmas shopping, gift wrapping and have time together on a Saturday. Free childcare is offered through 8th grade. Lunch will be provided for children. (Registration required by Wednesday, December 4. $5 holds your spot.) Call 770.478.6710; ask for Cress Welch.
Wednesday, December 17, 6-7:30 pm
The 2nd Annual Reindeer Dodgeball Games will be held Wednesday, December 17 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm in the West Wing of the ROC. Cost is $10 per team (not per player) for 6 to 8 member team. Both guys and girls can participate. See Larry Lawrence for information.
|College & Young Adult Winter Retreat
Friday-Saturday, December 19-20
The 5th Annual Winter Retreat will be held at Camp Carter on December 19-20. It begins Friday at 6 pm and ends at 3 pm on Saturday. Speaker will be Wes Patterson from Phoenix Community Church, Atlanta. Music will be provided by Brad Cleveland from Brentwood Baptist Church, Nashville. Cost is $25. See Mike Blackaby or Cress Welch for payment. On-line registration/payment coming soon. Space is limited!
Wednesday, December 24, 5 pm
First Baptist Jonesboro will celebrate our Savior's birth with a beautiful candlelight service at 5 pm on Wednesday, December 24 in the Worship Center. Bring family and friends as we worship God's greatest gift, Jesus Christ. Nursery will be available for children 3 and younger.
December 29 - January 1
The National Snowball Conference will be held at The Woodlands in Cleveland, Georgia from December 29 to January 1. This year’s theme is “Application” based on James 1:22 and II Timothy 2:15. Cost is $109 which includes transportation, three nights of lodging, eight meals and a shirt. Multi-student prices are available. Additional items are available for purchase. The climbing tower, low ropes and zip line are $25 each, paintball is $20 and a hoodie is $16. Contact Cress Welch in the student office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770.471.1573. Click here for registration and payments.
|Marriage Matters Cruise
January 10-17, 2015
Invest in your marriage with a relaxing and fun get-away cruise. This 7-day cruise (January 10-17) on the Holland America Westerdam will sail from Ft. Lauderdale and visit Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Maarten and Half Moon Cay, Bahamas. Cost for stateroom including gratuities, port charges and taxes begin at inside: $775.87pp, ocean view: $895.87pp, balcony: $1075.87pp. Call Becky Kincaid at 770.957.5954.
|New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Register Now for Spring Semester
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has now launched a fully accredited extension center at First Baptist Jonesboro. Programs include Certificate Level, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree and Doctorate of Ministry (in the near future). To find out more, click here.
|Get the FBJ Church App
for Android, i-Phone, Windows
First Baptist Jonesboro has launched a church app for your smart phone (Android, i-Phone, Windows). You will be able to listen to sermons, connect to FBJ’s social media (Facebook, Twitter and website) and follow a Bible reading/listening plan. Go to http://get.theapp.co/e596.